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Suspects Attempt To Rob Holmesburg Pharmacy

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia police were forced to open fire on three suspects who attempted to rob a pharmacy in the city’s Holmesburg section Monday evening.

Just after 8:30 p.m., police responded to a robbery call at a CVS in the 8500 block of Frankford Avenue.

When police arrived, the suspects allegedly attempted to carjack someone and raised a gun at police. While it is unclear if the suspect fired at police, police opened fire, striking one suspect in the leg.

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Police are still searching for the three suspects who fled following the confrontation.

They were last seen in a white colored four door Chrysler or Oldsmobile.

If you have any information, please contact the Philadelphia Police Department.

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  • John McNesby

    Ggod job by all the cops and they were lucky, we could be planning a funeral today.

  • Fleeing the City

    Captain Kelly says crime is down in Holmesburg? Did she ever think that maybe, just maybe, it’s because it is not reported? Why bother?

  • harry jones

    With any luck the thug shot in the leg will bleed to death

  • BILL

    did you check the diner

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